Iron Jawed(not opening to talk) Angels(suffrages): 1912 before WWIOld lady: Kary ChapmanYoung: Alice Paul (quaker)Same party of NAWSA (national American women suffrage associations)Directions: Answer the following questions in complete sentences below.What happens at the parade? Is it a good or bad situation? Explain.At the parade, women marched down Washington dressed elegantly, kind of like angels or something under God. There were also many different groups of women and bands. Many were holding signs that say things such as “end suffrages”. It was good at first then became a very bad situation as men starting calling them names and being sexual and violent towards women, telling them to get off of the streets and throwing things at them. The man started to grab the women and it looked like a riot full of angry people, the police didn’t do anything but watched.Explain the following quote: “Those in power should be held responsible not only for what they do but for what they do not do.”The quote means that those who are superior and in the higher ark such as the government has a responsibility for what they do, such as placing laws and for what they do not do, as for ignoring the people. For this instance, the government is responsible for not granting women right’s because they think women shouldn’t have a voice but rather a voice through theirhusband.What does Alice Paul decide to do when NAWSA leaders essentially call her a thief?Alice left NAWSA and made her own campaign. The organization/campaign is doing much better then NAWSA because everyone’s working at a good pace and things aren’t slow asit uses to be.Why does Alice go home after what happened to Inez? Why does Alice feel so bad about her death?Alice goes home after she fainted and died because she feels bad and at fault for her death since she forced her to stay in the United States to fight for women’s justice while Inez wanted to go to France.Why is it significant that these women choose to picket while the country is at war? Whatdoes it say about their position?It is significant because women are supposed to do their role to help in the war such as roll bandages but instead, they are protesting out in the streets to show that they want change and they will doanything to end suffrage. It shows their determination and their position of beingbrave and above the men who are childish.
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